Cupid's arrow: Research illuminates laws of attraction

We've heard the clich├ęs: "It was love at first sight," "It's inner beauty that truly matters," and "Opposites attract." But what's really at work in selecting a romantic or sexual partner?

Are good-looking people more employable?

The resumes of "attractive" males received a 19.9 percent response rate, nearly 50 percent higher than the 13.7 percent response rate for "plain" males and more than twice the 9.2 percent response rate of no-picture males. ...

Single women gaze longer

A study by neuroscientist Heather Rupp and her team found that a woman's partner status influenced her interest in the opposite sex.

'Trophy wife' stereotype is largely a myth, new study shows

Don't be so quick to judge. Most people are familiar with the "trophy wife" stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, placing little importance on their other traits, including physical appearance, and that men look ...

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